Are Mepps lures any good?

Are Mepps lures any good?

Size #2 Mepps are also excellent for smallmouth bass and walleye. These sizes are ideal for teaching youngsters the basics of spinner fishing, as they are heavy enough to cast well with light tackle, yet they are small enough to catch a wide variety of fish.

Do you use a swivel with a Mepps spinner?

We do not recommend attaching a spinner directly to a swivel. Most fishermen use a swivel that is way too big and this can interfere with the action of the lure. If you are set on using a swivel, we recommend you tie a very small top quality ball bearing snap swivel to the end of your main line.

Are Mepps lures made in France?

The Mepps Aglia, the original French spinner, is still manufactured in France. Lures sold in the U.S. are assembled, packaged, and distributed in Antigo.

How fast should you reel in a spinner?

Re: Reel Speed for Spinnerbaits? In my opinion the average 6.3:1 or so is ideal. If you have to high a retrieve speed, the lure will skip out of the water, If your too slow the bass get too good a look at it.

What is the best size spinner for trout?

My favorite sizes of spinners for trout are 1/32-ounce for the most finicky fish, 1/16-ounce for most situations and 1/8-ounce for fishing in fast current. I prefer inline spinners with gold or silver blades for fishing in clear water and white or chartreuse blades for stained or murky water.

Do snap swivels scare trout?

Although snap swivels can save you time, they’re too big and bulky and will most likely scare off the fish either by their unnatural look, or just their presence in the water.

What does Mepps stand for?


Acronym Definition
MEPPS Michigan Emergency Pharmaceutical Program for Seniors
MEPPS Multiple Entry Point Postage System (USPS)

How old are Mepps spinners?

Fast forward to 2018 and the Aglia is now 80 years old! To celebrate, Mepps is offering limited edition Mepps Aglia 80th Anniversary Lures in sizes #3 and #5 plain and dressed spinners.

How deep do you fish a spinnerbait?

between 1 and 20 feet
How deep can you fish a spinnerbait? You can fish a spinnerbait at nearly any depth. However, most anglers will fish them between 1 and 20 feet. With very little additional work on your part, you can alter the bait run virtually exactly at the target depth once you know it.

Should I use a trailer on a spinnerbait?

The trailers add buoyancy to the spinnerbait making it easier to wake the lure without having to reel at a high speed. I also like to add a plastic trailer to my spinnerbait for slow-rolling the lure at night during the summertime.